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Pound Cake Perfection

Pound Cake Perfection

It is well-established that I like cake and have made it my life’s mission to eat more of it. So many cakes, so little time:  Cheese.  Italian Cream.  Sheet.  Elephant. Which brings me to this lovely: Pound Cake Perfection I was rooting through my old recipes, trying to decide what to bake, and I ran across …

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Buttermilk Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting

Buttermilk Cupcakes

OMT has been baking with buttermilk again, y’all.  It’s so Southern, don’t you think? When I first found this recipe, I immediately printed it out.  Then, I promptly forgot about it. I blame my peri-brain fog. When I ran across it again, I made a note of the ingredients, ran to the store for buttermilk, …

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Chocolate Banana Cake on a plate

Cake Fit for Your Monkeys

Cake?  Yes, please.  Is there ever any doubt?  Never, even if it’s hideous (yet delicious). There are days I jones for a three layer monstrosity and there are days I’m happy with a sheet of cake that needs nothing more than whipped cream or a drizzle of caramel (you read that right). This day I …

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banana bread pancakes

Banana Bread Pancakes

Pancake = Pan-CAKES = cakes!  That’s where my mind goes whenever I see the word pancakes. Yet, when I saw the recipe for banana in a pancake, I was dubious.  Its only saving grace was that the word “bread” followed. Confession time: I’m not a banana fan, yet I adore a moist dense banana bread. …

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The Scientific Way To Cut Cake

Italian Cream Cake

Remember The Summer of Cake? Ahhh, what a wonderful season… Among the many cakes I made was an Italian Cream cake that I can still taste. This angle… Or this angle… Either way, it was a culinary delight. In case you aren’t happy with merely licking your computer screen, I’ve included the recipe. PrintItalian Cream …

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Elephant Cake on a cookie sheet

Elephant Cake Tutorial

After Boy was born, my sweet M-I-L ceremoniously handed me a folded and well-worn page torn from a women’s magazine.  When I unfolded it, there was an image of a child’s birthday cake in the shape of an elephant.  She told me that she had made the elephant cake for Husband almost from the time …

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Candy Bar Cake Challenge

Y’all remember the Candy Bar Cake Challenge? You saw my hideous concoction… …then I challenged you to send me your not so hideous creation. Two brave readers have accepted my throw-down and submitted their pics. While no one has dared to make the cake in it’s three-layer glory, you guys did make some tasty lookin’ …

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